Kevin Magnussen makes Lewis Hamilton point as Haas driver launches into angry rant at FIA

KEVIN MAGNUSSEN completed seventeenth on the Canadian Grand Prix on Sunday.

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Kevin Magnussen has aimed offended pictures on the FIA and highlighted Lewis Hamilton’s drive ultimately yr’s Saudi Arabian Grand Prix as a motive why he shouldn’t have been pressured to pit by officers at Sunday’s Canadian Grand Prix. Magnussen made contact with Hamilton on the opening lap in Montreal and was later issued with a black and orange flag by race director Eduardo Freitas as a tiny little bit of his entrance wing was protruding.

And following the ninth Grand Prix of the season, Magnussen admitted he wasn’t happy with the choice. “I simply had a little bit of contact, nothing severe,” Magnussen defined. “Scratched my entrance wing slightly bit after which was advised to pit.

“I used to be speaking to [Esteban] Ocon now and he was simply joking how he advised the FIA that it was actually unhealthy. If you understand you may affect the FIA like that, you are going to do it, aren’t you? Which is what he did, truthful play.

“However you have to allow us to drive with that s*** – it is nothing. I used to be maintaining, the automotive was wonderful. The entrance wing was secure, it was not damaged off. Suppose again to Jeddah final yr, Lewis Hamilton gained the race with out half a entrance wing, which I believe is right you understand. Allow us to race if we are able to.”

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Kevin Magnussen makes Lewis Hamilton point as Haas driver launches into angry rant at FIA

Kevin Magnussen has aimed offended pictures on the FIA following the Canadian Grand Prix (Picture: GETTY)

Magnussen was requested if he’d attempt to search solutions from the FIA over the incident. However he implied the foundations have turn into stricter this yr. “I don’t know,” stated the Dane. “Feels out of the blue very completely different. Monaco they do not begin us as a result of it begins drizzling. Right here I am known as in as a result of I’ve a scratch on my entrance wing.”

Magnussen and his Haas team-mate Mick Schumacher endured a depressing afternoon in north America as neither have been capable of end among the many factors, regardless of beginning the race in fifth and sixth respectively. Magnussen’s enforced pit cease all however ended his hopes of securing a prime 10 end, whereas Schumacher’s race completed on lap 20 when his energy unit failed.

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Kevin Magnussen makes Lewis Hamilton point as Haas driver launches into angry rant at FIA

Max Verstappen is on monitor to win his second F1 title this season (Picture: EXPRESS)

The race was finally gained by Max Verstappen, who received the higher of Ferrari ace Carlos Sainz to stretch his lead on the prime of the drivers’ standings.

Verstappen has now gained six of the opening 9 Grands Prix and is a staggering 46 factors clear on the prime of the Drivers’ Championship standings. His Crimson Bull team-mate Sergio Perez is in second place, whereas Ferrari’s Charles Leclerc is in third. Magnussen, in the meantime, is twelfth after accumulating 15 factors this season.


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